Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

Superb views from lonely fells


Route outline for walk c328:

Greendale Farm  -  Gill Farm  -  Gill Beck  -  Buckbarrow  -  Glade How  -  Cat Bields  -  Nether Wasdale Common  -  Seatallan  -  Pots of Ashness  -  Windscale Hows  -  Middle Fell (Wasdale)  -  Greendale Gill  -  Greendale Farm




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Seatallan at 692m (2271ft). Seatallan is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (109th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 94). Seatallan is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd highest in England, 234th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (34th highest in England, 611th highest in the UK). The summit of Seatallan is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Middle Fell (Wasdale) at 582m (1910ft). Middle Fell (Wasdale) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 135). Middle Fell (Wasdale) is also known as an English Dewey (27th highest in England, 65th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Buckbarrow at 405m (1329ft). Buckbarrow is classified as an Wainwright (No. 200).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

In no particular order . . .

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and  Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Photo: David Swales (5)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Photo: Mick Fox (8)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (70)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow with Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell beyond from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Yewbarrow with Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell beyond from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (71)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Photo: Craig Carter (40)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (62)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Crags on Buckbarrow

Crags on Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (60)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (65)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (63)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (23)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (72)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (40)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Buckbarrow summit

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Buckbarrow summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (51)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (69)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (61)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (39)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (27)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Hester on Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Hester on Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (57)

Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe - Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (66)


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